Senior Iteration Manager

Nine is Australia’s largest locally owned media company – the home of Australia’s most trusted and loved brands spanning News, Sport, Lifestyle, and Entertainment. We pride ourselves on creating the best content, accessed by consumers when and how they want – across Publishing, Broadcasting and Digital.

Nine’s assets include the 9Network, major mastheads such as The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Australian Financial Review, radio stations 2GB, 3AW, 4BC and 6PR, digital properties such as nine.com.au, 9Now, 9Honey, Pedestrian.TV, Drive, subscription video platform Stan and a majority investment in Domain Group.

Our Purpose: We shape culture by sparking conversations, challenging perspectives, and entertaining our communities.

We bring people together by celebrating the big occasions and connecting the everyday moments. Australia belongs here. We bring our purpose to life via three shared values: We walk the talk, turn over every stone and keep it human.

Job Description

The Commercial Products team manages a fleet of custom-built systems that perform critical functions for our Sales Operations, Traffic, Finance and Presentation teams, which make it possible for us to sell and traffic ads into our linear broadcasts schedules. In other words, our systems manage all revenue associated with broadcast.

As a Senior Iteration Manager at Nine you will help chart short, medium and long term project goals, guide effective team processes and help deliver the next evolution of our applications by providing delivery leadership for our development teams.

Ideally you are someone who is comfortable with a few different flavors of Agile and are able to drive a culture of continuous improvement.

Your role will include:

  • Set and guide the team in effective processes and practices.
  • Run Agile ceremonies & maintain discipline with positive ways of working.
  • Kicking off, developing plans and tracking projects
  • Prioritization with the business on the enhancements/trade-offs
  • Removing impediments to the ability of the team to deliver.
  • Ensuring dependencies across teams are managed so that the squad’s work is not blocked and aligned to the high-level business/technology goals.
  • Highlighting and proposing options and actions where there is a risk to previously agreed delivery schedule via appropriate channels.
  • Ability to evaluate effectiveness of current team-of-teams level practices
  • Ability to analyze data and identify trends and root causes of issues
  • Actively address risks and issues including where ownership exists outside the team
  • Essentially - continuously finding ways to optimize the delivery, partner with the squad to drive change and delivery on commitments.

Qualifications

Your application should demonstrate understanding of Agile methodology, including:

  • Knowledge of modern agile practices and the ability to apply them effectively in the context of the squad and the business.
  • Actively participate and improve on internal delivery best practice.
  • A proven track record working in and around product & development teams to deliver high-quality products and experiences.
  • Experience and skills working in a technical environment, with the ability to distill complex business requirements into stories and tasks for the team.
  • Continuously reflect on the teams ways of working and constructively challenge them to improve
  • Scrum Master training and/or certification
  • Skills using Atlassian JIRA (desirable) with an understanding of the sprint performance reports.
  • Digital media industry experience (desirable)
  • 3+ years in a Iteration and/or agile delivery role

Additional Information

Nine is a people business. Being part of the team means you’ll be in a culture that promotes creativity and innovation, diversity and inclusion, is open to feedback, rewards impact and ensures everyone is heard. Importantly, you'll receive the following:

  • Career development and quality training
  • Up to 16 weeks paid primary carer’s parental leave
  • Discounts on lifestyle, entertainment, and leisure memberships, including health insurance, dental and gym
  • Discounts on products and services with corporate partners

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:

At Nine, we are committed to fostering a workforce that embraces all aspects of diversity and inclusion and where practices are equitable to ensure our people experience a sense of belonging. From day one, you'll be encouraged to bring your whole self to work and will be supported to perform at your best. Should you require any adjustments to the recruitment process in order to equitably participate, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, and of all ages, nationalities, backgrounds and cultures.

Disclaimer: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Nine
Posted: June 25, 2024
Closing: July 25, 2024
North Sydney, NSW
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